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15 Facts about Canada

Although we usually refer to the 150th Canada Day as Canada’s 150th Birthday, the country did exit before July 1, 1867. A more accurate explanation is that Canada Day marks an important event in the country’s history which is the joining of the colonies of Canada, Nova Scotia, and New

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NAPDA in Avenue Magazine

Following is an article about Northern Alberta Pioneers & Descendants Association (NAPDA) that has appeared in Avenue Edmonton’s May 2017 issue. Executive Director, Dorinda Emery, talks about NAPDA’s history, mission and vision.

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Annual General Meeting 2017

A Year in NAPDA’s Life On January 15, 2017, the Old Timers Cabin hosted NAPDA’s Annual General Meeting (AGM). Most members and staff attended the event. Each attendant received NAPDA’s Annual Report 2016, which reviews the major milestones and achievements of the year. It also includes reports by each officer, such as

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Play Whist Tuesdays

Play Whist Every Tuesday at Old Timers Cabin. NAPDA hosts a game of whist on Tuesdays at its headquarters, Old Timers Cabin. If you have never heard of it before, according to the Merriam Webster dictionary, whist is

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Annual Roundup & Life Membership 2016

On Friday October 21, the Old Timers Cabin hosted NAPDA’s Annual Roundup & Life Membership 2016 event. The cabin was decorated, lit up and ready for the guests, members, speakers and musicians. It has been a wonderful evening in which the enchanting ambiance of the cabin was accentuated by the lovely music, inviting

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